As everyone’s favourite agony aunt Nancy Reagan said: “Just say no.”
If only I’d taken her advice that first time I tried something new, life might be quite different.
Worse. But different.
Back then there were different worries – like the pier pressure of trying to land a big one at the seaside with everyone watching.
No one wants to be seen by all and sundry brandishing a tiddler, do they?
After all, you know what anglers are like. They’re always bragging about how theirs was THIS BIG.
I wonder how long it is acceptable to linger in hope?
Then again, pee pressure makes some people unable or unwilling to wait at all.
That means you Gerard Depardieugh.
Perhaps he had just come from a social occasion where he’d felt under obligation to knock back a lot of this.
It’s all getting too much for me now. I can sense you all peering in at me. I’m feeling too much… well, you know…
Bit cut short there. Can’t be helped. But you now have to go to the other members of the Loose Bloggers Consortium and see if they’ve cravenly caved in to that thing today. Their links are listed on the right hand side of your screen – just cursor down a little. Ah go on, go on, go on, go on, go on – everyone else is doing it.